Skaftafell campgroundThe campground in Skaftafell is in full service from 1 May to 30 September. Guests are permitted to camp outside the service season but must take notice of limited services.
Guests should contact the service desk at the visitor centre prior to camping. Late arrivers should make contact first thing in the morning.
Vatnajökull National Park does not offer any equipment rental.
Tel: +354 4708300
Skaftafell Visitor Centre opening hours
The campground in Skaftafell has places for 400 tents. Reservations are not accepted unless for groups of 40 people or more.
A section is reserved for campers and camping trailers, with access to electricity. Reservations can be made for groups only.
Toilets are located in a building next to the visitor centre and also two buildings by the campsite.
Showers are located in a building next to the visitor centre and a building in the middle of the campsite. The showers are operated by ISK 50 coins, so eight of them are needed for a shower (8x50 = ISK 400).
A washing machine and a dryer are located in a building next to the visitor centre.
No indoor dining or cooking facilities are available for campground visitors. Dish washing can be done in kitchen sinks next to the service buildings.
Wireless internet is available on the campground. Access can be bought at the service desk in the visitor centre.